11 Military Recreation Facilities to Consider for Your Next Vacation – CONUS Edition

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse Whether you’re planning for Spring Break or a weekend getaway, sometimes you just want something simple that doesn’t break the bank. Fortunately, there are military recreation facilities all over the country that could be just what you’re looking for. CONUS Military Recreation Facilities With lodging options ranging from rustic campsites to Read more about 11 Military Recreation Facilities to Consider for Your Next Vacation – CONUS Edition[…]

Fun Day Trips from Schriever Air Force Base

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse There are many fun, family-friendly things to do in Colorado Springs. But every once in a while, it’s nice to get out of town and take a day trip! Whether it’s visiting a national park or a natural landmark, there is never a shortage of things to do within Read more about Fun Day Trips from Schriever Air Force Base[…]

Four Things Military Families are Looking Forward to in 2018

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse It’s been a humdinger of a year, and I don’t know about you, but it sure felt like military families were dragged through the thick of it. From the political protests to ongoing budget issues to North Korea and Africa, military families are feeling the pressure. But, with a new Read more about Four Things Military Families are Looking Forward to in 2018[…]

Out & About Fort Leavenworth – Holiday Edition

By Jenah Wieczorek, Army Spouse It’s the most wonderful time of the year! There are so many fun things to do at Ft. Leavenworth and in the greater Kansas City area. We highlighted a few of our favorite Fort Leavenworth activities below. AROUND TOWN • Ft. Leavenworth Tree Lighting Ceremony December 1st from 4-6pm at Read more about Out & About Fort Leavenworth – Holiday Edition[…]

Thanksgiving Service, Military Style

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse One of my favorite things about the military is the tradition that surrounds everything they do. In November, there are several traditional events the military celebrates, from the Marine Corps Birthday Ball to Veterans Day to Thanksgiving Service. Thanksgiving isn’t unique to the military, as the rest of the United Read more about Thanksgiving Service, Military Style[…]

Out & About in Pensacola – Autumn Edition

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse While native Pensacola families may be used to the year-round warm temperatures, military families that move here are frequently ready for fall come mid-October. Luckily, there are many adventures worth having when the temps drop enough to be outside all day. Here are some great ideas for adventure this fall Read more about Out & About in Pensacola – Autumn Edition[…]

Out & About Northern Virginia – Autumn Edition

By Rheanna Christine, National Guard Spouse Fall can be an exciting and fun time in Northern Virginia. In fact, it might be my favorite time of year here. Growing up in California I had the perks of wearing flip flops year round, and getting away with a light jacket in the coldest parts of winter. Read more about Out & About Northern Virginia – Autumn Edition[…]

Fun Day Trips from Fort Hood

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse They call it “The Great Place” and despite the fact that Fort Hood is one of the largest military installations in the country, you may want to venture out a bit during your time there. Located in central Texas, Fort Hood is an easy drive to some amazing surrounding cities. Read more about Fun Day Trips from Fort Hood[…]

Your Fort Gordon Bucket List

By Carla Olivo, Marine  Spouse If you’ve ever been stationed at Fort Gordon in Georgia, you know it is located within a few of hours of some major southern cities: Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston, SC, Columbia, SC, and Charlotte, NC. But if you don’t want to travel far, there are some great options for family events Read more about Your Fort Gordon Bucket List[…]

5 Reminders When Getting Ready for Back to School in a New City

By Julie Provost, National Guard Spouse New backpacks, school supplies, and the sound of school buses in the morning. Back to school is an exciting time but what if you are new to the area? How can you get ready when everything is still so new? Here are 5 things to think about when getting ready Read more about 5 Reminders When Getting Ready for Back to School in a New City[…]